Ayaz Gul VOA News August 23, 2021 ISLAMABAD – Germany’s military reported Monday a firefight erupted outside the north gate at Kabul’s airport, with unknown attackers killing one Afghan security officer dead and wounding three others. The German military said its forces and those from the United States were involved in the battle. The airport
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 22, 2021 Tens of thousands of Afghans again jammed the roads leading to Kabul’s airport, as Taliban fighters fired weapons in the air and sought to control the crowds trying to flee the country. As the Taliban tried to consolidate its control over Kabul and establish law and order, the
The Hill: German foreign minister Heiko Maas told broadcaster ZDF that the country would not provide foreign aid if the Taliban captured Afghanistan and if the country enacts Sharia law or Islamic religious law. “We provide 430 million euros [$505 million] every year, we will not give another cent if the Taliban takes over the
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 6, 2021 Germany has granted 2,400 visas so far to Afghan employees who assisted German forces in Afghanistan and are now seeking protection as the Taliban takes control of much of the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said in Berlin. The last contingent of German soldiers left Afghanistan on June
Radio Free Afghanistan June 9, 2021 A group of 42 rejected asylum seekers have reportedly arrived in Kabul after being deported from Germany. The chartered flight landed in the Afghan capital at 7:48 a.m. local time on June 9, the German news agency dpa quoted an airport official as saying. The agency reported that the
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty April 21, 2021 Media reports say Germany is looking at a plan to bring forward the date for withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan to July 4. The German news agency dpa and France’s AFP quoted a Defense Ministry spokesman on April 21 as saying lawmakers were informed of the plan, and
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty April 18, 2021 The German defense minister says she wants to help bring some Afghan employees of her country’s military to Germany as NATO allies prepare to withdraw their remaining troops from Afghanistan after nearly two decades. “I feel it is Germany’s sincere duty to not leave these people without protection
dpa: A group of 26 rejected asylum seekers arrived in Kabul early on January 13 after being deported from Germany, airport officials said. The chartered flight landed at 7 a.m. local time. It marked the 35th deportation flight from Germany to Afghanistan since December 2016. A total of 963 failed asylum seekers have been sent
Tolo News: European countries, including Germany, have started the deportation of Afghans after a nine-month break over the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, a batch of 40 Afghan asylum-seekers arrived in Kabul from Germany after Berlin resumed deportation flights to Afghanistan, Deutsche Welle reported. Click here to read more (external link).
Becoming a pilot was one of his big dreams: Ali Noori was born in Afghanistan and grew up in Iran; during childhood he had to work to support his family. After he fled to Germany, he successfully studied for his glider license and says he has found his freedom.